PR: Bandai Visual USA New High-Definition Title Announcement Yukikaze
BANDAI VISUAL USA NEW HIGH-DEFINITION TITLE ANNOUNCEMENT YUKIKAZE
Torrance, Calif. January 30, 2008 – Bandai Visual USA announced today the U.S. release of the Japanese smash hit action five-part OVA Yukikaze in a Blu-ray Disc Box Set with deluxe bonus features, including never before seen footage, on April 8,2008.
Produced by the critically acclaimed studio GONZO, Yukikaze has been digitally remastered in High Definition to bring out the intricate details of the original that were previously unattainable!
Yukikaze is a masterfully told science fiction tale combined with breathtaking aerial animation that will keep you on the edge of your seats! Based on the award winning novels “Yukikaze” and “Good Luck”, Yukikaze tells the story of Rei Fukai, a young man who trusts his advanced armed tactical reconnaissance plane, Yukikaze, more than he does his fellow man. He comes into contact with the alien force known as JAM while gathering military data on board his beloved aircraft. JAM, showing interest in Rei and Yukikaze, begins to wage fierce battles against mankind with every means conceivable. Before long, JAM begins to launch an all-out attack upon the Fairy Air Force!
Yukikaze Blu-Ray Disc Specs & Features:
• Discs 1 & 2: Color / BD50G / AVC / 4:3 (1080i High Definition)
• Disc 3: Color / BD25G / AVC / 16:9 (1080i High Definition)
• Japanese and English Language Dolby TrueHD (5.1ch)
• Optional Japanese and English Subtitles
• Bonus features include: 6-minute Yukikaze Experimental Movie, 28-minute feature “Aircrafts in YUKIKAZE from pilot’s eyes”, 20-page full color SAF Flight Manual, and exclusively designed box.
For more information on Yukikaze Blu-ray please visit our official website
Format: Blu-ray Disc (3-Disc)
Catalog #: BUXH0152
UPC #: 8 58604 00152 3
Street Date: April 8, 2008
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